"On October 12, 1895, a number of Confederate veterans met in the rooms of Cheatham Bivouac to discuss the propriety of forming a military company. ... on November 14, 1895, they were sworn into the service of the State ..."-Cf. Pref
Company "B" was composed of one hundred and eleven members
Marginal notes give many death dates
There are pages where text runs into the binding, resulting in lost text.